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Works starts at new Vogeltown supermarket

Countdown is pleased to confirm work is starting on Countdown Vogeltown, located on Hori Street in New Plymouth, which will create up to 80 jobs in the city and engage dozens of building and construction companies.

Five common wine mistakes

The Drinks Business website offers some practical advice to wine drinkers “whether you choose to drink from a crystal cut Lalique glass or a plastic cup at a barbecue.”

Majority of NZ consumers find store brand quality has improved

Perceptions about private label are overwhelmingly favourable—almost two-thirds of New Zealand respondents (62%) say store-brand quality has improved over time, according to a new study by Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.

Sugary drinks taxed in US-first

Voters in Berkley California have backed a 1-cent-an-ounce tax on soft drinks (known as Measure D), making Berkeley the first US city to pass a law taxing sugary drinks. While the measure only needed a majority of “yes” votes to pass, it received support from over 75% of voters.


BIOFACH 2015 in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Germany, is the place where people have shared their passionate interest in organic food for more than 25 years.

Loscam acknowledged for best innovation

Asia Pacific’s equipment pooling solutions experts, Loscam, have won the ‘Best Innovation Food & Beverage Service Provider Award’ presented at IMPACT CHINA: Food and Beverage Global Summit 2014, which was held recently in Beijing, China.

What’s your Wellness Score?

A new quiz is available to help New Zealanders learn more about their personal wellbeing and contribute to a picture of the country’s overall health and happiness.

BREAKING NEWS – Supermarket case closed

The Commerce Commission announced it has closed its investigation into Progressive Enterprises Ltd having found no evidence to support false allegations made under Parliamentary Privilege earlier this year.

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